Period
to 21 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 6 months to 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 639 671 591
Rank change year-on-year +32 -80 -100
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 603 639 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.33% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.63% 0.63% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 442 555 768
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +21.62% -1.33%

VBScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 96244 100772 112923
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.29% 52.74% 51.55%
Number of salaries quoted 78895 86894 96467
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VBScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBScript.

Salary trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 6 months to 21 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +43 590 £45,000 -5.26% 28
UK excluding London +37 367 £40,000 -11.11% 24
London +3 229 £55,000 +4.76% 4
North of England +29 91 £38,500 -9.41% 6
Midlands +89 87 £40,000 +14.29% 3
North West +5 79 £38,500 -9.41% 6
South East -18 77 £45,000 - 6
West Midlands +65 63 £40,000 - 2
East of England +36 61 £52,500 +23.53% 4
South West +6 43 £42,000 +20.00% 5
East Midlands +39 24 £31,000 -4.62% 1
Yorkshire +25 11 £30,000 -
Scotland -23 8 £28,500 -43.00%
North East +12 1 - -
Northern Ireland -31 1 £40,000 +14.29%

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VBScript.

1 294 (48.76%) PowerShell
2 284 (47.10%) Windows
3 274 (45.44%) SQL
4 243 (40.30%) JavaScript
5 238 (39.47%) Microsoft
6 212 (35.16%) SQL Server
7 208 (34.49%) VB
8 165 (27.36%) .NET
9 163 (27.03%) Active Directory
10 154 (25.54%) ITIL
11 153 (25.37%) VMware
12 150 (24.88%) C#
13 149 (24.71%) Finance
14 147 (24.38%) HTML
15 137 (22.72%) Test Automation
16 129 (21.39%) Configuration Management
17 123 (20.40%) CSS
18 122 (20.23%) Java
19 109 (18.08%) IIS
19 109 (18.08%) Windows 7
20 108 (17.91%) Windows Server
21 105 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
22 104 (17.25%) QA
22 104 (17.25%) Firewall
23 103 (17.08%) Perl
24 101 (16.75%) T-SQL
25 99 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
26 96 (15.92%) jQuery
27 88 (14.59%) SCCM
28 87 (14.43%) Windows Server 2008

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 109 (18.08%) IIS
2 66 (10.95%) MS Exchange
3 52 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 44 (7.30%) SharePoint
5 32 (5.31%) Apache
6 27 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 19 (3.15%) Tomcat
8 15 (2.49%) SharePoint 2010
9 13 (2.16%) IBM Notes
10 11 (1.82%) JBoss
10 11 (1.82%) Skype for Business
11 8 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (1.33%) nginx
11 8 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.83%) CMS
14 4 (0.66%) Confluence
15 3 (0.50%) NetWeaver
16 2 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 63 (10.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 52 (8.62%) Microsoft Office
3 39 (6.47%) FileZilla
4 23 (3.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (2.99%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.66%) Maya
8 3 (0.50%) Adobe Premiere
8 3 (0.50%) Avid Media Composer
8 3 (0.50%) Doxygen
8 3 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.49%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.66%) Workfront
5 3 (0.50%) Aligne
6 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.33%) HFM
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.17%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 76 (12.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (11.77%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (7.13%) Office 365
4 23 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (3.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (2.49%) Sage Pay
6 14 (2.32%) SaaS
7 12 (1.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 12 (1.99%) Amazon S3
7 12 (1.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 11 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (1.33%) IaaS
11 7 (1.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 7 (1.16%) Mimecast
12 5 (0.83%) Amazon Glacier
12 5 (0.83%) AWS CloudTrail
13 4 (0.66%) OneDrive
14 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 104 (17.25%) Firewall
2 55 (9.12%) DNS
3 52 (8.62%) DHCP
4 46 (7.63%) SMTP
5 40 (6.63%) FTP
6 39 (6.47%) SAN
7 36 (5.97%) WAN
8 32 (5.31%) LAN
8 32 (5.31%) TCP/IP
9 25 (4.15%) VLAN
9 25 (4.15%) VoIP
10 23 (3.81%) iSCSI
11 18 (2.99%) Internet
12 17 (2.82%) VPN
13 15 (2.49%) DMZ
14 14 (2.32%) Intranet
15 11 (1.82%) HTTP
15 11 (1.82%) Skype
16 9 (1.49%) NAS
16 9 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (35.16%) SQL Server
2 44 (7.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (5.47%) Relational Database
4 33 (5.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (4.98%) MySQL
6 28 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (3.15%) Oracle ODI
10 17 (2.82%) QlikView
11 14 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
11 14 (2.32%) SQL Server 2014
12 13 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
13 12 (1.99%) Oracle BI EE
14 11 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 10 (1.66%) NoSQL
16 8 (1.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 8 (1.33%) OLTP
16 8 (1.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 72 (11.94%) Subversion
2 71 (11.77%) Jenkins
3 57 (9.45%) Maven
4 47 (7.79%) HP UFT
5 39 (6.47%) Selenium
6 37 (6.14%) MSI
7 34 (5.64%) Visual Studio
8 33 (5.47%) JIRA
9 29 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 28 (4.64%) InstallShield
11 22 (3.65%) TeamCity
12 18 (2.99%) Git (software)
12 18 (2.99%) Rational Functional Tester
13 16 (2.65%) SoapUI
14 13 (2.16%) Cucumber
15 12 (1.99%) AdminStudio
16 9 (1.49%) Ant
16 9 (1.49%) Eclipse
16 9 (1.49%) JUnit
16 9 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 149 (24.71%) Finance
2 67 (11.11%) Banking
3 53 (8.79%) Investment Banking
4 47 (7.79%) Front Office
5 44 (7.30%) Retail Banking
6 39 (6.47%) Manufacturing
6 39 (6.47%) Marketing
7 31 (5.14%) Electronics
7 31 (5.14%) Telecoms
8 21 (3.48%) Legal
9 18 (2.99%) Polish Language
10 17 (2.82%) Games
11 15 (2.49%) Law
12 12 (1.99%) Advertising
13 7 (1.16%) Retail
14 5 (0.83%) Automotive
15 4 (0.66%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.50%) Italian Language
16 3 (0.50%) Publishing
17 2 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 124 (20.56%) Developer
2 72 (11.94%) Analyst
3 64 (10.61%) DevOps Engineer
4 58 (9.62%) Web Developer
5 51 (8.46%) IT Engineer
6 46 (7.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 45 (7.46%) Development Engineer
8 44 (7.30%) Operations Engineer
9 36 (5.97%) JavaScript Developer
9 36 (5.97%) Support Engineer
10 35 (5.80%) Applications Support
10 35 (5.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 35 (5.80%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 33 (5.47%) C# Developer
12 30 (4.98%) Consultant
13 29 (4.81%) Applications Engineer
14 24 (3.98%) Test Engineer
15 23 (3.81%) Applications Packager
15 23 (3.81%) SQL Developer
16 21 (3.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (27.36%) .NET
2 147 (24.38%) HTML
3 123 (20.40%) CSS
4 96 (15.92%) jQuery
5 68 (11.28%) JSON
6 65 (10.78%) XML
7 63 (10.45%) ASP.NET
8 51 (8.46%) Web Services
9 48 (7.96%) Ajax
10 45 (7.46%) .NET Framework
11 39 (6.47%) Regular Expression
12 34 (5.64%) ASP.NET Web API
12 34 (5.64%) Entity Framework
13 31 (5.14%) HTML5
14 25 (4.15%) SOAP
15 24 (3.98%) Classic ASP
16 23 (3.81%) CSS3
16 23 (3.81%) REST
17 22 (3.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 20 (3.32%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.96%) Linux Command Line
1 48 (7.96%) Management Information System
2 45 (7.46%) Clustering
2 45 (7.46%) Data Centre
3 40 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (6.30%) Computer Science
5 36 (5.97%) Replication
6 15 (2.49%) Public Cloud
6 15 (2.49%) User Experience
7 14 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.16%) Online Gambling
9 10 (1.66%) PKI
10 9 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (1.16%) Fintech
12 4 (0.66%) Animation
12 4 (0.66%) CESG
12 4 (0.66%) Life Science
12 4 (0.66%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.50%) IBM Mainframe
13 3 (0.50%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 284 (47.10%) Windows
2 109 (18.08%) Windows 7
3 108 (17.91%) Windows Server
4 87 (14.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 86 (14.26%) Linux
6 75 (12.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 64 (10.61%) Unix
7 64 (10.61%) Windows 10
8 42 (6.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (2.16%) Windows 8
10 9 (1.49%) Windows XP
11 7 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.83%) Android
12 5 (0.83%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.33%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.17%) CentOS
15 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (25.54%) ITIL
2 137 (22.72%) Test Automation
3 129 (21.39%) Configuration Management
4 105 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (13.60%) DevOps
6 68 (11.28%) Web Development
7 63 (10.45%) Change Management
8 57 (9.45%) Release Management
9 56 (9.29%) Business Intelligence
10 53 (8.79%) Project Management
11 51 (8.46%) Continuous Deployment
11 51 (8.46%) Problem Management
12 48 (7.96%) SDLC
13 46 (7.63%) Wealth Management
14 44 (7.30%) Asset Management
15 42 (6.97%) E-Commerce
16 41 (6.80%) ITIL V3
17 40 (6.63%) Application Packaging
18 37 (6.14%) Test Scripting
19 35 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 294 (48.76%) PowerShell
2 274 (45.44%) SQL
3 243 (40.30%) JavaScript
4 208 (34.49%) VB
5 150 (24.88%) C#
6 122 (20.23%) Java
7 103 (17.08%) Perl
8 101 (16.75%) T-SQL
9 69 (11.44%) Python
10 59 (9.78%) Bash Shell
11 49 (8.13%) PHP
12 44 (7.30%) VB.NET
13 38 (6.30%) C++
14 33 (5.47%) Ruby
15 23 (3.81%) C
16 20 (3.32%) VB6
16 20 (3.32%) VBA
17 12 (1.99%) Shell Script
18 10 (1.66%) Groovy
19 9 (1.49%) Ada
Qualifications
1 86 (14.26%) Degree
2 68 (11.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (6.47%) MCSE
4 34 (5.64%) Security Cleared
5 31 (5.14%) SC Cleared
6 30 (4.98%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (4.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 29 (4.81%) CCNA
8 28 (4.64%) MCSA
9 20 (3.32%) Citrix Certification
10 19 (3.15%) MCP
11 15 (2.49%) CCAA
12 14 (2.32%) ISEB
12 14 (2.32%) ISTQB
13 10 (1.66%) MCTS
14 9 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
15 8 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
16 7 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (1.00%) CISSP
17 6 (1.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (17.25%) QA
2 20 (3.32%) SLA
3 13 (2.16%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 9 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 163 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 99 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (8.79%) Hyper-V
4 39 (6.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 27 (4.48%) vSphere
6 22 (3.65%) Docker
7 17 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (2.65%) XenApp
9 13 (2.16%) VMware Workstation
10 12 (1.99%) XenDesktop
11 11 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (1.16%) XenServer
14 5 (0.83%) BitLocker
15 3 (0.50%) ISA Server
16 2 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
16 2 (0.33%) Xen
17 1 (0.17%) DFS Replication
17 1 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 88 (14.59%) SCCM
2 44 (7.30%) PowerBroker
3 39 (6.47%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (5.47%) Puppet
5 31 (5.14%) Ansible
6 18 (2.99%) WSUS
7 17 (2.82%) SCOM
8 11 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
8 11 (1.82%) Perfmon
8 11 (1.82%) Salt
8 11 (1.82%) SCVMM
9 10 (1.66%) Norton AntiVirus
9 10 (1.66%) vCenter Server
10 9 (1.49%) Kubernetes
10 9 (1.49%) NetBackup
11 8 (1.33%) BMC PATROL
11 8 (1.33%) CA Service Virtualization
12 7 (1.16%) Backup Exec
13 5 (0.83%) EdgeSight
13 5 (0.83%) Nagios
Vendors
1 238 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 153 (25.37%) VMware
3 77 (12.77%) Citrix
4 67 (11.11%) HP
5 56 (9.29%) Oracle
6 40 (6.63%) Cisco
7 39 (6.47%) PayPal
8 32 (5.31%) NetApp
9 31 (5.14%) SAP
10 24 (3.98%) AppSense
11 19 (3.15%) BMC
12 15 (2.49%) CA
12 15 (2.49%) CyberSource
12 15 (2.49%) SonicWALL
13 14 (2.32%) 3PAR
13 14 (2.32%) EMC
13 14 (2.32%) Red Hat
14 13 (2.16%) Lotus
14 13 (2.16%) Remedy
15 12 (1.99%) Siebel